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6 Principles to Guide Your Job Search

Geoffrey James | Monster

August 19, 2009

1. The Principle of Reciprocation

People tend to say yes if they feel they owe you something.

Example: Charities double their response when they include a dozen personalized address labels inside their direct-mail packages.

On the Interview: Always enter the interview with the attitude that you’re there to help rather than be helped. When sincerely felt and expressed, this automatically creates a sense of obligation on the part of the interviewer.

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